About our team

Believe, you are in good hands

About our team

Believe, you are in good hands

To live a diagnosis of infertility and undertake the different treatment strategies, entails facing new situations and challenges. We can say that not everybody is well prepared for it, and this is the reason why you need an empathic, responsible and compassionate multidisciplinary professional group, that works to assist you in a comfortable and safe experience.

Assisted Reproduction Specialists

Dr. Ricardo Rueda Sáenz

Socio Fundador Reprotec
Especialista en Medicina Reproductiva
Bogotá

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He received his M.D. degree from Universidad del Rosario, Faculty of Medicine in Bogota – Colombia and did his formal residency training in Gynecology and Obstetrics at the McGill University Health Center – Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal – Canada. He holds a consultant certification by The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and The Medical Council of Canada and is board eligible in obstetrics and gynecology in the United States. He has subspecialty training – fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md, USA. During his training he received The Wyeth Award for Excellence in Reproductive Endocrinology, and the Brian Newton Memorial Award. In 2022, during a sabbatical year in France, he had additional training in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery at Cochin Hospital, Clinique Baudelocque with Prof Jean Bernard Dubuisson in Paris, as well as in Assisted Reproduction at the Antoine Béclère Hospital in Clamart with Profs. Rene Frydman, Francois Olivennes and Renato Fanchin. He has been a member of The American Fertility Society (AFS) today American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and the Society of Reproductive Surgeons since 1983. He is fellow of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). He is also member of The Colombian National Academy of Medicine and The European Society of Human Reproduction and Embriology (ESHRE), the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society (CFAS), The American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL), The Johns Hopkins Medical and Surgical Association and the Colombian Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology (FECOLSOG). He was Head of the Division of Reproductive Medicine at Fundación Santa Fe de Bogota University Hospital for 20 years, and is professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Universidad El Bosque, Universidad de Los Andes and Fundación Universitaria de Ciencias de la Salud (FUCS)nin Bogota – Colombia. He belongs to the Transword Innovation Network (TWIN), former Kellog Innovation Network form the Kellog School of Business – Northwestern University in Chicago, Ill, USA. He is a Founding Member of REPROTEC Fertility Center in Colombia, where he presently directs the Fertility Preservation Program. He is President of the Board of Directors of Fundacion Orientame – ESAR in Bogota, Colombia.

Dr. Andrés Gutiérrez Aparicio

Socio Fundador Reprotec
Especialista en Medicina Reproductiva
Bogotá

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He received his M.D. degree from the Universidad del Rosario – Faculty of Medicine in Bogota – Colombia and did his residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the same university. He subsequently pursued a subspecialty training in Reproductive Medicine at The University of London – Imperial College – Hammersmith Hospital in London, U.K. He is professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Universidad El Bosque, Universidad de Los Andes and Fundación Universitaria de Ciencias de la Salud,(FUCS), in Bogota – Colombia and a Founding Member of REPROTEC Fertility Center in Colombia. He is a member of the Colombian Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology (FECOLSOG), the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embriology (ESHRE) and currently is President of the Asociación Colombiana de Centros de Reproducción Humana (ACCERH).

Dr. Eduardo Castro Valderrama

Socio Fundador Reprotec
Especialista en Medicina Reproductiva
Bogotá

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He received his M.D. degree from Universidad del Rosario – Faculty of Medicine in Bogota – Colombia and did his residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the same university. He subsequently pursued a subspecialty training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Münster in Germany. He is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Universidad El Bosque and Fundacion Universitaria de Ciencias de la Salud (FUCS) in Bogota – Colombia. He is a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), and the Federacion Colombiana de Obstetricia y Ginecologia (FECOLSOG). He has been Academic Coordinator of the Asociacion Colombiana de Centros de Reproduccion Humana (ACCERH), and currelty is president of the Board of Directors of the Latin American Association of Reproductive Medicine – ALMER.

Dr. Carlos Zorro Rodríguez

Especialista en Medicina Reproductiva
Bogotá

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He received his M.D. degree from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia in Bogota – Colombia, and his did his residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the same university. He pursued subspecialty training in Reproductive Medicine at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid – Sociedad Española de Fertilidad (SEF) in Madrid, Spain . He also holds a diplomate degree in gynecologic endocrinology from Universidad de Antioquia in Medellin, Colombia. He is a member of the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), the Sociedad Española de Ginecologia y Obstetricia (SEGO) and the Federacion Colombiana de Ginecologia y Obstetricia (FECOLSOG). He is an institutional member of the department of gynecology and obstetrics at Fundacion Santa Fe de Bogota University Hospital and a subspecialist in reproductive medicine at REPROTEC Fertility Center since 2019.

Dra. Laura Vargas Barrera

Especialista en Medicina Reproductiva
Bogotá

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She received her M.D. degree from Universidad El Bosque in Bogota – Colombia and did her residency training in Gynecology and Obstetrics at the same university. She pursued subspecialty training (masters degree – 23 rd edition) at the Instituto Valenciano de Infertilidad – IVI, Universidad de Valencia in Valencia , Spain. She also holds a degree in Health Management from Fundacion Universitaria de Ciencias de la Salud (FUCS). She is a member of the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embriology (ESHRE), the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) ad the Federacion Colombiana de Obstetricia y Ginecologia (FECOLSOG). Laura is a subspecialtst in reproductive medicine at REPROTEC Fertility Center since 2021.

Dra. Camila Giraldo Parra

Especialista en Medicina Reproductiva
Pereira

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She received her M.D. degree from Universidad de Caldas in Manizales – Colombia and did her Residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the same university. She pursued subspecialty training in Reproductive Medicine at Fundacion Universitaria Sanitas in Bogota – Colombia. She is a fellow of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and a member of The European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) as well as the Federacion Colombiana de Obstetricia y Ginecologia (FECOLSOG). Camila joined REPROTEC Fertility Center as a subspecialist in reproductive medicine in 2016.

Dra. Tatiana López Castro

Especialista en Medicina Reproductiva
Pereira

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She received her M.D. degree from the Universidad Militar Nueva Granada in Bogota – Colombia and did her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the same university. She pursued subspecialty training in Reproductive Medicine at the Fundacion Universitaria Sanitas in Bogota – Colombia. She is a fellow of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and is a member of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) as well as the Federacion Colombiana de Obstetricia y Ginecologia (FECOLSOG). Tatiana joined REPROTEC Fertility Center as a subspecialist in reproductive medicine in 2016.

Dra. Natalia Archila Villalobos

Especialista en Medicina Reproductiva

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She received her M.D. degree from Universidad de Los Andes and did her residency training in Gynecology and Obstetrics at Universidad del Rosario, both in Bogota – Colombia. She pursued subspecialty training in Reproductive Medicine at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid , Soceidad Española de fertilidad (SEF) in Madrid - Spain, and the DEXEUS Institute in Barcelona, Spain. She is a member of the Federacion Colombiana de Obstetricia y Ginecologia (FECOLSOG) and the Asociacion Latinoamericana de Endocrinologia Ginecologica (ALEG). Natalia joined REPROTEC Fertility Center as a subspecialist in reproductive medicine in 2022.

Dra. Beatriz Velásquez

Especialista en Medicina Reproductiva

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She received her M.D. degree from the Universidad Libre in Cali – Colombia and did her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the same university. She pursued subspecialty training (master’s degree) in Reproductive Medicine at the Instituto Valenciano de Infertilidad (IVI) Universidad Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid – Spain. She also underwent training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility ath Fundacion Universitaria Sanitas in Bogota – Colombia. She is a member of the Federacion Colombiana de Obstetricia y Ginecologia (FECOLSOG). Beatriz joined REPROTEC Fertility Center as a subspecialist in reproductive medicine in 2023.

Dra. Andrea Lesmes.

Especialista en Medicina Reproductiva

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• Médico cirujano de la universidad del bosque.
• Ginecologia y Obstetricia de la Universidad El Bosque
• Máster en Reproducción Humana Instituto Valenciano de Infertilidad - Universidad Rey Juan Carlos - Madrid España.
• Miembro de la asociación Bogotana de Obstetricia y Ginecología ASBOG

Dr. Germán Tovar Rodríguez

Especialista en Medicina Reproductiva
Bogotá

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•Médico y Ginecólogo de la Escuela Colombiana de Medicina - Universidad El Bosque.
•Magíster en Reproducción Humana de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
•Endocrinología de la reproducción e infertilidad, Homerton Fertility Centre- University Hospital, Londres.
•Miembro de la European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology - ESHRE.
•Miembro de la Sociedad Española de Fertilidad (SEF). Socio correspondiente extranjero de la Sociedad Española de Ginecología y Obstetricia (SEGO).
•Parte del equipo de especialistas de Reprotec desde 2014.

Dra. Beatriz Velásquez

Especialista en Medicina Reproductiva

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• Médico y Ginecóloga de la Universidad Libre-Cali.
• Master en Reproducción Humana instituto valenciano de infertilidad -Universidad Rey Juan Carlos -Madrid.
• Endocrinología Ginecológica y Reproductiva- Fundación universitaria sanitas-Bogotá

The assisted reproduction laboratory

Most certainly Reprotec not only has the most advanced technology in Colombia, that is valid across all of its four facilities, but also has the most experienced Embryologists who run the laboratories providing continuous training to the new generations, and pursuing the same dreams of our patients, which is essential to assure good results.

Eliana Bonilla Romero

Directora Laboratorio Embriología
Reprotec Centro de Fertilidad

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She received her B.Sc. in Biology at Unversidad Nacional in Bogota – Colombia and subsequently underwent a masters degree program in Assisted Human Reproduction and Embryology at the Instituto Valenciano de Infertilidad (IVI) in Valencia, Spain. With 15 years of experience, she is the Head of the embryology laboratory in REPROTEC Fertility Center since 2014.

Julia Mejía Peláez

Coordinadora Laboratorio Embriología
Reprotec Pereira

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Julia received her B.Sc. in Biology from Universidad de Los Andes in Bogota, Colombia and subsequently underwent training in assisted human reproduction and embryology at REPROTEC Fertility Center under the supervision of Eliana Bonilla, M.Sc. She holds an embryology certification by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM). She also underwent a masters in business administration – MBA from EAFIT and belongs to the Embryology team in REPROTEC Fertility Center since 2014.

Laura Mendieta

Coordinadora Laboratorio Embriología
Reprotec Bogotá.

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Senior Embryologist. Master's degree in Assisted Reproduction Laboratory theory and procedures from the University of Valencia. Certified in Clinical Embryology by the Latin American Network of Assisted Reproduction. Certified in Embryology by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Author of the review article "Seminal lavage in samples of serodiscordant couples for HIV and its use in assisted reproduction" published in the Multidisciplinary Journal of AIDS. Vol 5. Num 10; and of the book "Assisted reproduction and seminal washing in men with HIV", Spanish Academic Editorial. Co-author of the article “First PGT-A using human in vivo blastocysts recovered by uterine lavage: comparison with matched IVF embryo controls” published in Human Reproduction, Volume 35, Issue 1. Bachelor degree in Biology and Microbiology with studies in Psychology- Neurosciences from the Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia where she was part of the research group in the Laboratory of Developmental Biology.

Dra. Beatriz Velásquez

Especialista en Medicina Reproductiva

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• Médico y Ginecóloga de la Universidad Libre-Cali.
• Master en Reproducción Humana instituto valenciano de infertilidad -Universidad Rey Juan Carlos -Madrid.
• Endocrinología Ginecológica y Reproductiva- Fundación universitaria sanitas-Bogotá

Patients experience

We are a comprehensive experienced multidisciplinary group of almost 100 people distributed in four facilities, who everyday makes the best efforts to accompany our patients with honesty and a human approach throughout the journey. We clearly understand that, aside of achieving excellence in all our duties, the emotional slice is the biggest of the pie. We make sure you feel you are in good hands.

Yamile Suta Rojas

Coordinadora programa de Experiencia
del Paciente

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She received her nursing degree from the Fundacion Universitaria del Area Andina in Bogota – Colombia and holds a diplomate in Safety of Medication Administration from the same University. She also holds a degree in management of Health Organizations fron the Fundacion Universitaria de Ciencias de la Salud (FUCS) in Bogot’a – Colombia. She is the Head Nurse in REPROTEC Fertility Center since 2010.

Evelyn Vargas Beltrán

Gestora de Enfermería

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She received her degree in technical nursing from the Fundacion Universitaria del Area Andina in Bogota – Colombia. Currently she is undergoing studies to become an Industrial Engineer at the Universidad Politecnico Gran Colombiano in Bogota – Colombia. She joined REPROTEC Fertility Center in 2016.

Administration

We work continuously in improving every aspect of the financial and administrative processes to make them simpler and easier for you to go through, and to guarantee you the best experience from beginning to end.

Deisy Mora Maldonado

Gerente General

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She received her surgical scrub nursing degree from Universidad Industrial de Santander in Bucaramanga – Colombia. She underwent a B.Sc. in Business Administration at Universidad San Martin in Bogota – Colombia. She holds specialization in Quality and Accreditation based in ISO 9000, as well as Enterprise Creation and Development at Universidad del Rosario, and a diplomate in Enterprise Evaluation and Strategic Planning form Universidad de La Sabana, both in Bogota – Colmbia. She is also an ontologic coach and currently is undergoing a masters program in organizational leadership. She joined REPROTEC Fertility Center in 1998.